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Araxi Restaurant & Oyster Bar

110-4222 Village Sq, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-932-4540
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
110-4222 Village Sq, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

I recommend this place for dinner as being worth the high prices with a high standard of excellence with the food and we had a couple of bottles of the Chenin Blanc that was special reserve for Araxi and was a very nice dry and...More

Thank bromovancouver
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent selection of fine cuisine. Loved the atmosphere. Enjoyed sitting outside and they prepared a special meal for my picky 13 year old. Such a treat!

Thank Allyson C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went for dinner, 2 adults and a child. First impression: 4 young women waiting to sit customers looking very busy without being busy. No reservation so they say that there's a 30 or 45 min delay. But when they asked us where we were...More

Thank mycoukie
Reviewed 3 days ago

Staff must have thought we were Europeans.....1st course arrives 20 minutes after ordering ( drinks) , 2nd course 30 minutes later ( salads) , 3rd course 45 minutes later ( main ) , 35 minutes for dessert ; 20 minutes for the ' check '...More

Thank TSmith450
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Araxi is one of the best restaurants I have ever dined at. The setting is beautiful (in Whistler Village), the dining room is beautifully done, and the food is simply spectacular! Service is definitely top tier. The menu is small, but every dish is prepared...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the food was enjoyable, the service was very slow and no one came to refill our wine glasses. Yes we were offered blankets on a chilly night, but felt that the money did not match the hype of this restaurant.More

Thank Trudy N
ToptableGroupTeam, General Manager at Araxi Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Trudy,   We’re deeply sorry to hear that your recent visit fell short of the full Araxi experience. We will be sure to share your comments with our service team and use the valued feedback to continually make improvements and corrections to any inconsistencies....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner without resos and was pleased to be seated on the patio right away. Service was great. The heaters were welcomed. Food was great. The roasted tomato soup was fantastic, followed by arctic char and the Black forest cake which really isn't a...More

Thank Carmen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really a 4+. Food was excellent. Nice selection of oysters to get started. I had the venison which was cooked perfectly with a nice port sauce...really enjoyed it and definitely recommend. My wife ordered the risotto with prawns and peas with lemon. She also really...More

Thank n2r49rs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best meal we had in Whistler. Megan was our superb "server", who was smiley, polite, knowledgeable and interesting without being unctuous. Superb oysters followed by pork wrapped in prosciutto with belly pork. The duck dish was also superb. As ever, spoiled by being forced...More

1  Thank rekots
ToptableGroupTeam, General Manager at Araxi Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rekots, Many thanks for taking a moment to provide us with your valued feedback. The music may well have been too high for the number of guests in the room -- we do apologize if this disturbed your experience in any way, will be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in for some appetizer and cold beer, oysters were so fresh, truffle fries were the best ever, everyone was pleasing (except for one - needs a bit upgrading, specially hovering in the dining/patio) the manager chat for a bit , it's a nice...More

Thank ImChef2
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10 July 2016|
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Response from Heidi E | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I'm sure you could check their website.
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4 November 2015|
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Response from Dan468 | Reviewed this property |
Most countries do not celebrate foreign holidays. Just as it is unlikely to find a Thanksgiving dinner in the US on the Canadian holiday, the same is true in reverse.
2 November 2015|
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Response from April R | Property representative |
Araxi Restaurant is currently offering a five-course anniversary menu. You can find details on Facebook: /AraxiRestaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110-4222 Village Sq, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
    (Whistler Village Square)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-932-4540
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The culinary cornerstone in the heart of Whistler Village, Araxi enjoys a long held international reputation for excellence in food, wine and hospitality. As an early pioneer of farm to table dining, Executive Chef James Walt's seasonally focused menus celebrate the excellence of locally sourced ingredients. Walt's innovative and skillfully executed dishes-from savoury starters through delicious desserts-deliver intelligent compositions and unforgettable flavours. Centrally located in the main square of the village, Araxi boasts a contemporary dining room coloured in warm earth tones - and a sleek Oyster Bar that exudes the passion and craftsmanship that lie at the heart of the restaurant. The lively lounge, which features a year-round indoor/outdoor bar, is Whistler's favourite gathering place for both locals and visitors alike.
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